Category Archives: Your Brain

Got Love on the Brain?

The impact of your brain health on love and performance. What’s Love Got to Do With It? Well, Tina Turner says it well: It’s a second-hand emotion.   Second hand? Or secondary to what?  Love certainly has an effect on our brain and body.  When we are in love, we feel energized. Our physical symptoms are minimized. We’re […]

Detox is a Dirty Word Continues….

It’s that time of year when we start to think “uh oh!” Holiday splurging on buffets and festivities is around the corner and visions of expanded waistlines and belly bloats trigger a reality check for the New Year’s resolution list. So I thought ‘no better time than now to get this info out to my […]

Relieve Stress with the Chinese Baoding Balls

set of two Chinese Baoding balls in one hand for stress

A Gift From My Father. While cleaning out my house the other day, I stumbled across something that triggered a deep-seated fond memory of my father.  When I was a young teenager he and I had a special father-daughter trip to an indoor flea market on Sundays in Toronto. On one particular day, I stopped […]

The Organ Purge: It’s Not Just a Colon Thing! (Part 2 of 4)

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″] [et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Ok, get ready! This may be the longest of the four part series. (You will want to read this one to the end.) I couldn’t help myself.  And this is the short version. Stay tuned for the eBook- it’s in draft now! In my last blog article […]

Detox is a Dirty Word! (Part 1 of 4)

Detox is a Dirty Word. Is it? Perhaps when you think of what comes out of your body during detoxification, or how you can feel during a detox. I’m going to shed some clarity on this process and share my tips on how you can re-create a healthier you on all levels. Here it is! My […]

Tune Up your Brain and Energy for Successful New Year’s Resolutions!

(A shorter version of this article was published in Green Living AZ Magazine, January 2017. Visit www.greenlivingaz.com to order your subscription!) Everyone is busy being busy year round. However January 1st seems to trigger a knee jerk reaction to stop for a few and put pen to paper. Most of us end up listing the […]

Bonus: Brain-Gut Series. Listen to Your Gut.

A Special Note from Me It seems appropriate for me to close out this year by sharing something I feel is so important in personal growth, health and happiness. It’s a fascinating ability which unlike animals, we tend to ignore and overlook because we are so busy being busy. In the midst of this chaotic […]

Part 5 of 5: Exercise and the Brain-Gut Axis

With the exception of an upcoming bonus article, this is the last of my Brain-Gut series.  This 5 part blog series is a reflection of my personal emphasis on optimal brain function.  And brain health evaluation is incorporated in my practice, both chiropractic and lifestyle/Ayurveda. I thought my family was immune to dementia, until I […]

Part 4 of 5: The Thyroid and the Brain-Gut Axis

Thyroid conditions get a lot of attention lately. In the last several years I’ve had more patients come to me with a diagnosed or suspected thyroid condition, most of them complaining of fatigue, weight gain or digestive issues, sometimes all three. Sometimes the complaint list is longer. This segment of the 5 part series on […]